TM-WISO: Test for

Master's programmes in business administration, social sciences and economics

Welcome to TM-WISO

TM-WISO is a subject-specific aptitude test that will improve your chances of obtaining admission to a Master’s programme at various renowned universities. It is carried out PC-supported in test centres or via Proctoring. There are four groups of tasks in this test:

  • Planning and Organising Projects
  • Analysing Texts
  • Formalising Economic Interrelationships
  • Interpreting Business Charts

Test duration: approx. 4 hours, participation fee: 100 Euro, Terms of business


We recommend that you register by using a notebook or desktop PC!

Please also note the information on not permitted objects or behaviour during the test


Registration will start on 04.01.2022. (subject to change)

Test date
Available testing locations (Germany)
Registration deadline
Aachen, Hamburg, Cologne, Ludwigsburg, Stuttgart, Waiblingen, Proctoring (at-home testing)
Aachen, Berlin, Frankfurt a. M., Hamburg, Cologne, Ludwigsburg, München, Neu-Ulm, Stuttgart,
Proctoring (at-home testing)
Aachen, Berlin, Frankfurt a. M., Hamburg, Hannover, Cologne, Ludwigsburg, München, Stuttgart,
Proctoring (at-home testing)
Hamburg, Hannover, Cologne, Ludwigsburg, München, Stuttgart,
Proctoring (at-home testing)
Hamburg, Cologne, Proctoring (at-home testing)

Two tests will be offered per day, one in the morning (at 9 a.m. CET resp. CEST) and one in the afternoon (at 2.30 p.m. CET resp. CEST). You can find more information about the test procedure here.

Registration will only be possible as of the beginning of the respective registration phase. The closing date for registration is at 12.00 p.m. (CET resp. CEST) on the date indicated (see table). Please note that once the registration phase has ended, it is no longer possible to change the language of the examination or to re-register for another date or examination venue. Registration will  also no longer be possible. There will be no waiting lists.

If you have already registered in a previous year, you can reactivate your user account via the “My data” link in the system.

Your results will be available for download in your user account no later than ten days after the test! 


It might be useful to check our free TM-Wiso demo test for your self-preparation . Please use a newer version of Firefox and deactivate the pop-up blockers. You will find the respective correct answer for each task at the “Solution” tab. Please download and print the concept paper before starting the demo test. This paper also explains the online system for the test. You may take notes on the blank pages of the concept paper. During the test, you will also receive the same concept paper with the same number of pages. 

News about TM-WISO

TM-WISO is Currently used for the following programmes

  • RWTH Aachen University: M.Sc. in Management, Business and Economics
  • University of Hamburg: M.Sc. Business Administration, M.Sc. Health Economics and Health Care Management
  • HAW Hamburg: M.Sc. International Business, Master
    Accounting and Finance: Management & Sustainable Accounting and Finance
  • University of Hohenheim: M.Sc. Management
  • University of Cologne: M.Sc. Business Administration, M.Sc. Economics, CEMS Master’s in International Management
  • Leuphana University Lüneburg: Master’s Program in Management & Entrepreneurship, Master Accounting and Finance: Management & Sustainable Accounting and Finance
  • Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences: Master’s programmes in Advanced Management, Master Advanced Sales Management and Intelligence, Busi­ness In­tel­li­gence and Busi­ness Ana­ly­tics, In­ter­na­tio­nal En­t­er­pri­se In­for­ma­ti­on Ma­nage­ment, In­ter­na­tio­nal Cor­po­ra­te Com­mu­ni­ca­ti­on and Me­dia Ma­nage­ment, Di­gi­tal Trans­for­ma­ti­on and Glo­bal En­tre­pre­neurship, Di­gi­tal Health­ca­re Ma­nage­ment, Di­gi­tal In­no­va­ti­on Ma­nage­ment 
  • University of St. Gallen: Master’s programmes in Accounting and Finance, Business Innovation, Business Management, Marketing Management, International Law, Economics, Computer Science
  • WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management: M.Sc. in Finance, M.Sc. in Management, Part Time Master Management

With TM-WISO we measure skills that are relevant for the successful completion of a master’s degree in economics and social sciences:

  • Analytical mathematical ability
  • Verbal comprehension
  • Structuring ability
  • Reasoning
  • Planning and organisational skills